The definition of approve is to say you like something or you are alright with it happening.(verb)
A committee that will vote in favor of a project is an example of a committee that will approve a project.
See approve in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME aproven < OFr aprover < L approbare < ad-, to + probare, to try, test < probus, good
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verb ap·proved, ap·prov·ing, ap·proves verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English approven
Origin: , from Old French aprover
Origin: , from Latin approbāre
Origin: : ad-, ad-
Origin: + probāre, to test (from probus, good; see per1 in Indo-European roots).
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